Fukrey

Meaning of Fukrey
Fukrey means 'slacker' or 'worthless'.

Fukrey is a Punjabi term, which means 'slacker', 'worthless' or ‘do-nothing’. Fukrey is the plural term for ‘Fukra’. Fukrey essentially refers to a gang of jobless guys, who do nothing and just roam around joblessly. 'Wella' is another well suited Punjabi word for ‘Fukra’. Punjabi is a language spoken mostly in north India.

The term was made popular by a 2013 Indian comedy film titled ‘Fukrey.’ It was directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba and starring Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Ali Fazal, Manjot Singh, Richa Chadda, Vishakha Singh, and Priya Anand in the lead roles. The movie is about four Fukrey who come together to make easy money.

 

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